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Saint Patrick and his real story.

Many who visit on our tours of Ireland are fascinated by Saint Patrick. At Ireland Luxury Tours we are very proud of the history surrounding this patron Saint of Ireland. Here are some facts to whet your appetite. Apostle of Ireland, born at Kilpatrick, near Dumbarton, in Scotland, in the year 387; died at Saul, […]

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Apologies….please contact us again……

Ireland Luxury Tours would like to apologise to any clients who have sent email enquiries in December 2009 or January 2010. Unfortunately due to a technical problem we were  not receiving all of these enquiries and therefore a small number were not actioned. If you have an enquiry about visiting Ireland , one of our tours […]

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Have you sent us an enquiry and had no response ?????

We have just discovered a fault with our email system and the fact that some enquiries may not have reached us. This has now been resolved and we are tring to retrieve any enquiries that have been affected this way. I would like to apologise unreservedly to anyone who this has affected and assure that […]

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Ireland Luxury Tours….what we can do for you…..

At Ireland Luxury Tours we work with our clients to build an itinerary which suits them. Many of our customers have been on coach tours and simply “signed up” for a pre organised itinerary. With us they were able to select sights and time and make it suit them. We can organise day tours from […]

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Saint Patricks Day at Slemish 2010

Slemish Mountain in County Antrim is about 1,500 ft above sea level, and is where Saint Patrick slaved in the fifth century. After six years, he escaped but later returned to devote the remainder of his life to bring Christianity to the Irish. Slemish is still a place of pilgrimage in memory of Saint Patrick […]

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Thinking of Ireland in 2010…..

If you are thinking of coming to Ireland in 2010 then start to plan now. Booking early avoids disappointment regarding first choice hotels and can often secure very good deals. In many instances the early booking can allow you to stay in a superior hotel at the same price as a regular establishment. The standard […]

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Ireland Luxury Tours 7 day tour example

Day One Arrive in either Dublin or Belfast and meet your driver/guide. Travel in your luxury chauffeur driven vehicle to Belfast’s four star Europa Hotel , or the new five star Fitzwilliam hotel. Enjoy an overview of Belfast visiting the Titanic Dry Dock and Pump-House, see the City Hall, Grand Opera House, Queen’s University, and the […]

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The County Cavan Genealogical Research Centre

At Ireland Luxury Tours we are often asked to research family history prior to clients taking a tour of Ireland. We have found the County Cavan Genealogical Research Centre, based in the Johnston Library & Farnham Centre, Farnham Street, Cavan, offers a full genealogical research service for people with Cavan ancestry. It contains church records […]

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Westport

Westports hinterland consists of some of the remotest and bleakest scenery in Europe, and it s almost startling to find such a finely wrought town amid a wilderness of boulder-strewn, scarcely inhabited countryside perched out here on the Atlantic verge. Westport, elegantly designed by James Wyatt in the late eighteenth century for Peter Browne, second […]

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Google trike puts Ulster beauty spots in the frame

Sightings of a bizarre,over sized trike trundling around many of Ulster’s most scenic locations last summer have, at last, been explained. Reaching speeds of up to two miles-per-hour, the trike was busy capturing images of Northern Ireland’s most treasured buildings and landscapes for the internet search engine, Google. Mount Stewart House, Downhill Demesne and Hezlett […]